The Expiration Date May Be a Myth for Some Medications

1. For many medicines, the expiration date might be a myth. By Marshall Allen in ProPublica 2. This sophisticated imaging technique can spot heart disease before it hurts. By Nathaniel Scharping in...

Google Maps Just Added Outer Space To Its Trip List

With the Street View feature in Google Maps, it’s possible to get a close-up glimpse of just about any earthly place imaginable, whether you’re scoping out a new neighborhood...

Review: The 2DS XL Is the Dedicated Nintendo Handheld to Get

The New Nintendo 2DS XL, still as much of a mouthful as the New Nintendo 3DS XL, doesn’t do 3D. It’s a member of the 3DS family per Nintendo’s...

Game of Thrones‘ Samwell Tarly Basically Confirmed a Major Plot Connection

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. While Samwell Tarly didn’t seem to take note of much else but the mountain of dragonglass under Dragonstone...

Americans Are Spending At Least $900,000 Per Month on Avocado Toast, According to Square

An Australian millionaire sent the Internet into a tizzy earlier this year when he used avocado toast as a symbol of millennial irresponsibility and excess, saying that choices such...

Breaking Down the Hidden Clues in Samwell Tarly’s Citadel Research on Game of Thrones

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. The season seven premiere of Game of Thrones saw Samwell Tarly experiencing the less-than-glamorous aspects of training to...

See the New Emoji Coming to Your iPhone Later This Year

If you’re still struggling to pick the perfect emoji, your choices are about to multiply. Apple just released a preview of several forthcoming images poised to debut on iPhones,...

Why No One Has Successfully Reinvented Email

1. This is why nobody has successfully reinvented email. By Pete Pachal in Mashable 2. To stave off Alzheimer’s disease in the future, get a good night’s sleep now. By Tamara Bhandari...

Atari’s ‘Ataribox’ Is a Bunch of Pretty Pictures Wrapped Around a Promise

There’s nothing really to see at this point — just some stylish snaps of a lovingly pedestrian-looking console. But they’re being tendered as proof that Atari (yes, that Atari)...

Watches & Pencils #29 – The Seiko Turtle: Legendary Dive Watch

In early 2016 Seiko re-launched their Seiko Turtle with a big wave. In a short time 4 variants splashed in: a black (SRP777), a gilt (SRP775), a blue (SRP773)...

Singer Aaron Carter Arrested for Drug-Related Charges

Singer Aaron Carter was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influences and for drug-related charges Saturday night in Georgia, the Habersham County sheriff’s office said. Carter was charged with...

How Female Politicians Became New American Heroes

1. How female politicians became our new American heroes. By Laura Bogart at the Week 2. Almost every AI algorithm is biased. By Will Knight in MIT Technology Review 3. For college students,...

How Game of Thrones Sets Actors on Fire Without Killing Them

The practical stunt work on Game of Thrones has lent the show real gravity, creating a sense of physical space that visual effects still cannot quite credibly convey. Rowley...

Q&A: Ireland’s Leo Varadkar on Brexit, Trump and Keeping Ireland ‘At the Center of...

Leo Varadkar is quite a few firsts rolled into one. At 38, he is his country’s youngest ever Taoiseach, or Prime Minister. He’s also the first from an ethnic...

Here’s Your Guide to Loyalty in the Game of Thrones Universe

In the world of Game of Thrones, betrayal is the status quo. From Ned Stark’s beheading to the Red Wedding to Jon Snow’s murder at the hands of his...